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Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver Hires New Executive Director

Thursday, July 15, 2010 Corporate News J E 4
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DENVER, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver, the state's largest provider of acute geropsychiatric care, announced today it has hired Marc McComas as its news executive director.  McComas will lead the facility into a future that involves an ever-growing elderly population.

"I'm very excited to join the Denver community," said McComas. "I'm proud to be a part of this great facility dedicated to the unique and special needs of the elderly."

McComas has a bachelor of science from Southern Nazarene University.  He has worked with Haven Behavioral Healthcare since its inception in 2006.  Previously he was in the Air Force and most recently served as the business development director at Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada, Okla.

This year, there will be more than 770,000 seniors age 60 and over in Colorado. Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver is dedicated to providing psychiatric services for seniors in the state.  Haven works closely with family, physicians, long-term care providers and other agencies to meet the needs of the elderly.

Haven's areas of treatment include:  mood disorders; major depression; dysthymic disorder; bipolar disorder and anxiety and psychotic disorders.  These illnesses often exist in combination with other medical conditions and dementia.

"Haven has always been an advocate for the mentally ill in this community," adds McComas.  "We will continue to grow and expand our programs as needed in order to help this growing part of the population."

About Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver:

Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver is designed to meet the needs of the elderly experiencing behavioral health disorders.  Services are provided by psychiatrists, specialty physicians, nurses, masters-level therapists, discharge planners, and other professional staff dedicated to improving the quality of life for seniors.  Haven's philosophy is one of working together with family, physicians, long-term care providers, and other agencies involved in healthcare to meet the needs of the elderly.  Haven Behavioral Senior Care provides inpatient behavioral treatment, evaluation and stabilization for the elderly.  Once admitted, each patient is assessed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and an individualized treatment plan is formulated in cooperation with the patient and when possible, the family. For more information, please visit www.havenbehavioral.com

SOURCE Haven Behavioral Senior Care of North Denver

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